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  • (Catholic Caucus) Miracle Needed for Bishop Morlino

    11/24/2018 8:13:05 PM PST · by pbear8 · 23 replies
    Diocese of Madison ^ | 11/24/2018 | Diocese of Madison
    Last Wednesday, Bishop Robert Morlino was taken ill. He is now in need of a miracle. Below is a statement from the diocese.
  • FBI: Former Paul Ryan foe tried to buy radioactive substance

    10/25/2018 3:46:32 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 34 replies
    AP ^ | October 25 2018 | AP Staff
    A prominent Wisconsin protester who twice unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for House Speaker Paul Ryan’s seat has been charged with trying to buy a lethal dose of a radioactive substance online. A court affidavit says an undercover FBI agent posing as a merchant on the dark web was first contacted about the possible purchase of an unnamed radioactive substance in March by someone with the username “tigolebitties.” The dark web consists of hidden websites that can’t be accessed without special software. The FBI alleges “tigolebitties” was Jeremy Ryan, 30, of the Town of Madison. Ryan said he wanted to...
  • VIEW FROM AROUND THE STATE: Time to get real about roads and revenue

    10/17/2018 6:52:53 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The Daily Reporter ^ | October 16, 2018 | The Associated Press
    f you want good roads, you have to pay for them. It’s not just the politicians in Madison and Washington, D.C., who have failed to learn that lesson. It’s the people of Wisconsin, too.
  • Encountering a Liberal Second Amendment Supporter in Deep Blue Madison, Wisconsin

    05/21/2018 5:25:16 AM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 21 May, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    I have been busy helping pick up the pieces after the death of a friend of 48 years. For the last few days, I ate breakfast at a McDonalds in Middleton, Wisconsin, part of the far left liberal environs centered around Dane County and Madison, Wisconsin.  My friend had lived most of his life in Madison and Middleton. He was a lifelong Second Amendment supporter, lifetime master pistol shooter, and a mentor. At the McDonalds, I struck up conversation with a gentleman who I suspected to be a liberal. We had a connection because he was searching for information...
  • Progressive Illinois Rep. Declares Constitution Means Nothing

    04/10/2018 1:07:52 PM PDT · by marktwain · 86 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 6 April, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    An Illinois technocrat has demonstrated the Progressive attitude about the Constitution and the Second Amendment. Representative Bill Foster has a PhD in Physics from Harvard. He was raised and earned his Bachelor degree in ultra-liberal Madison, Wisconsin.  In his view, the Constitution is a document that can be re-interpreted to mean different things every few years. That is true in a sense. Amendments to the Constitution can be put forward and passed any time. It is clear a constitutional amendment is not what Representative Foster is talking about. From chicagotribune.com: Flanked by two area high school students, a pediatrician...
  • Marbury v. Madison: Was the 1789 Judiciary act actually unconstitutional?

    03/10/2018 9:57:22 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 9 replies
    In part 1 of this series, I asked one very simple question: Are progressives telling the truth about Marbury? In part 2, I examined the gap between the activist cases of the early-mid 1900s and the 1803 ruling. In part 3, the negative and positive aspects of how the Marbury ruling functioned were examined. Here in part 4, we will look at the constitution and look at the judiciary act. Since we know that progressives don't tell the truth about anything, then we have to start from square one. Why this is important, is progressives have long linked judicial activism...
  • Is "Judicial Review" a negative power or a positive power?

    03/03/2018 5:26:36 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 7 replies
    In part 1 of this series, I asked one very simple question: "Are progressives telling the truth about Marbury?" In part 2, I examined the gap between the activist cases of the early-mid 1900s and the 1803 ruling. Here in part 3, the negative and positive aspects are examined. The negative power to say something is unconstitutional is clearly a different animal than the positive power of cooking up whole new legislation. It is not uncommon to read or hear judicial review cast as a veto or a nullification - a negative - and with a view on Marbury veto...
  • When did the courts stop looking at Marbury v. Madison as "that mandamus case"

    02/25/2018 12:00:52 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 19 replies
    In part 1 of this series, I asked one very simple question: "Are progressives telling the truth about Marbury?" Since we know that progressives don't tell the truth about anything, then we have to start from square one. Why this is important, is progressives have long linked judicial activism to Marbury as the home of every scheme they've devised, but the more I look into it, the less I can see this is true. And if Marbury is not the source of the problem, then we need to identify the real cause. You don't stop cancers with flu medicines and...
  • Marbury v. Madison: The one place progressives are telling the truth?

    02/23/2018 4:05:34 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 26 replies
    Progressives claim that judicial activism was born with John Marshall's most well know ruling. But we all know that progressives don't tell the truth. So then what actually is Marbury all about, and what are its true results? Since progressives are not honest, where did judicial activism truely get established? What is the difference between judicial activism and judicial review?
  • Group Opposes Senator’s Bell-Ringing for Salvation Army

    12/15/2017 5:51:30 PM PST · by marshmallow · 25 replies
    Connecticut Post ^ | 12/8/17 | Neil Vigdor
    Deep in the heart of Trump country, the Salvation Army’s ubiquitous red kettle is turning into a cauldron of controversy for Sen. George Logan. An Ansonia Republican, Logan’s volunteer work as a bell-ringer outside a Walmart in Naugatuck for the Salvation Army, which is a Christian charity, has drawn opposition from a secularist group. The Freedom From Religion Foundation called on Logan to keep up the separation between church and state. The group wrote to him Tuesday to voice its objections to him ringing the bell outside the big box store twice this week, including an appearance scheduled for Saturday...
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Students Protest Abraham Lincoln Statue Because ‘He Owned Slaves’

    10/28/2017 10:58:22 AM PDT · by Baynative · 69 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 10/24/17 | Jarrett Stepman
    There’s a common quote, frequently attributed to G.K. Chesterton: “Don’t ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up.” In our modern context, this should be rephrased a bit: “Don’t try to pull down a statue if you have no idea who or what the statue was really about.”
  • ‘Spontaneous’ left-wing group with scripts hates being described as ‘scripted’

    04/05/2017 6:19:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 4/4/2017 | M.D. Kittle
    The nationally organized, local left-wing grassroots group known as Indivisible is getting pretty ticked off about being described as “scripted” — even though its members are raising their own concerns about Wisconsin Indivisible chapters working from scripts. The outrage – at least the latest outrage – follows an op/ed last week in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel by an Nicole Tieman, communications director for U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Menomonee Falls. The piece, takes aim at the notion that the so-called Indivisible “uprisings” are part of an organic movement, instead of a scripted, well organized and, it appears, well financed national “resistance...
  • DOT delays Zoo Interchange bids as state lawmakers put budget talks on back burner

    08/24/2017 8:09:35 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 1 replies
    FOX 6 Now ^ | August 1, 2017 | Theo Keith
    MADISON -- The state Department of Transportation has scrapped new bids on the massive Zoo Interchange project as lawmakers put the long-delayed state budget on the back burner and focus on Foxconn incentives instead.A special session will start at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 1st on a bill that would extend $3 billion in tax breaks to the Taiwanese electronics company Foxconn, which has pledged to build a multi-billion dollar plant in southeastern Wisconsin and hire thousands of workers. A public hearing could happen this week.Meanwhile, Wisconsin's budget is a month late. Without funding, the state DOT has withdrawn three proposals...
  • Madison Mayor Paul Soglin orders removal of Confederate monuments at Forest Hill Cemetery

    08/19/2017 7:33:44 AM PDT · by Wally_Kalbacken · 76 replies
    One Confederate monument is gone and another is slated to be taken down at Forest Hill Cemetery after Madison Mayor Paul Soglin ordered their removal. Soglin said in a statement Thursday that he directed city staff to remove a plaque and a larger stone monument at the Confederate Rest section of the public cemetery, saying, “There should be no place in our country for bigotry, hatred or violence against those who seek to unite our communities and our country.”
  • Madison, Wiscosnin, To Remove Monument

    08/17/2017 9:34:20 AM PDT · by myerson · 83 replies
    9/17/17. Madison, Wisconsin. Leftist mayor Madison Paul Soglin announced today that he will have the informational monument at the city’s Confederate Rest cemetery removed, the northern-most Confederate cemetery in the country. The cemetery holds the remains of southern soldiers who died while imprisoned at civil war Camp Randall, the current site of the Wisconsin Badger football stadium. The cemetery is respectfully tended and maintained, and services are held with graves decorated on Memorial Day. The plaque to be removed explains the origin of the cemetery and who lies buried there.
  • Journal Times editorial: The time for toll roads has arrived in Wisconsin

    06/15/2017 10:10:55 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    The Journal Times ^ | May 30, 2017 | The Journal Times Editorial Board
    Now that the long Memorial Day holiday is over and legislators and the governor have returned from their road trips, we hope they have a better sense of the condition of highways around the state and a renewed sense of urgency on the need for upgrades and repairs. The first order of business, it would seem to us, is to come to some agreement on a state transportation budget for the next two years. Hopefully, hopefully, when that is done they will also take a longer-term view of Wisconsin’s highway construction needs and how best they should be met —...
  • Wisconsin university approves Israel boycott

    04/28/2017 5:26:08 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    INN ^ | 04/28/17 02:07 | JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff
    The student government of the University of Wisconsin-Madison unanimously passed a divestment resolution targeting companies operating in many countries that included an amendment specifically about Israel, JTA reported Thursday. The resolution, which passed Wednesday by the Associated Students of Madison by a 24-0 vote with two abstentions, calls on the university and its foundation to divest from companies involved in private prisons, arms manufacture, fossil fuels and border walls, and banks that “oppress marginalized communities.” The vote comes a month after a divestment resolution specifically targeting Israel failed to pass the student government and two weeks after the student government...
  • 220th Anniversary: James Madison Drinks, and Writes an Article

    12/22/2012 9:08:39 AM PST · by Publius · 92 replies
    A Professor Publius Short Story | 22 December 2012 | Publius
    James Madison Drinks, and Writes an ArticlePhilip Freneau had set the deadline for the December 22nd edition of the National Gazette, and James Madison found himself racing the hourglass. Freneau published the newspaper, dedicated to the positions of Thomas Jefferson’s faction within the Congress and the council around His Excellency, while working for the red-haired Secretary of State as a translator. Mr. Jefferson saw neither difficulty nor conflict with this arrangement. Freneau had labeled the men of Alexander Hamilton’s faction as Monarchists, Tories, and Anti-Republicans, claiming their role was to reverse the results of 1776. The Secretary of the Treasury...
  • UW Funding in Jeopardy Over 'The Problem of Whiteness' Course

    12/22/2016 9:51:54 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 22 Dec 2016 09:35 PM | Cathy Burke
    GOP lawmakers in Wisconsin are reportedly threatening to block additional state funding unless a new course at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, called “The Problem of Whiteness” is canceled. State Rep. Dave Murphy told the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel he has told his staff to pore over university course offerings to make sure “they’re legit.” “We are adding to the polarization of the races in our state,” Murphy told the newspaper about the course. Murphy planned to push for more funding for the UW system in the next state budget, but said he would rethink that support if the university chose to...
  • Let's Fight Tyranny

    12/17/2016 11:40:10 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 6 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 12/17/16 | Walter Williams
    The following article was published in the Jewish World Review on November 16th of 2016. By Walter Williams For more than a half-century, it has become abundantly clear that our nation faces increasing irreconcilable differences. At the root is the fact that there is one group of Americans who mostly want to be left alone and live according to the rule of law and the dictates of the U.S. Constitution while another group of Americans wants to control the lives of others and ignore both the rule of law and constitutional restraints on the federal government. Should those Americans who...